Ella Jane Coppage

17 March 1860–1 October 1945 (Age 85)
Mount Sterling Township, Brown, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Ella Jane

When Ella Jane Coppage was born on 17 March 1860, in Mount Sterling Township, Brown, Illinois, United States, her father, Alexander Coppage, was 23 and her mother, Eliza Jane Campbell, was 21. She had at least 2 daughters with Daniel Baker Shepherd. She lived in Fairfield Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Denmark Township, White, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 1 October 1945, in Iola, Allen, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Coloma Cemetery, Coloma, Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Daniel Baker Shepherd
Ella Jane Coppage
Bessie Mae Shepherd
Pearl Shepherd

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Kansas is the 34th state
Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
Age 23
The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire): variant of Cubbage with devoicing of /b/ to /p/.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (11)

  • Ella Shepard in household of J E Turner, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Ella Shepherd in entry for John E Turner, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Ella Shepard, "United States Census, 1940"

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